MEST is organising an informal chat, its first event in Lagos titled, “MEST talks Lagos: Investing in tech startups,”– on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at

MEST entrepreneurs have been selected by American president, Barrack Obama to represent at the US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. and have also been named Mandela Washington Fellows, a flagship program of Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).

As its influence and scope of operations expand, MEST is launching incubators across Africa, starting with Lagos in Nigeria and is also excited to host its first event in the city which will be an interactive session and fireside chat with experienced speakers.

Speakers include: Alexandra (Lexi) Novitske (Singularity Investments), Dan Marom (Irrational innovations), Ngozi Dozie (Kaizen Ventures), Folabi Esan (Adlevo Capital), Segun Adeyemi (Amplify), Dotun Olowoporoku (Potential VC).

The evening talks will be moderated by MEST Lagos Incubator General Manager and founder of Malaik, Neku Atawodi.

You can register to get tickets to the event here. For any inquiries, please email